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Haikouichthys ercaicunensis

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Haikouichthys ercaicunensis was named by Luo et al. (1999) [in Shu et al. 1999]. Its type specimen is HZ-f-12-127 and is a compression preserving soft parts. Its type locality is Haikou [Yuanshan Fm (formerly Qiongzhusi)], which is in an Atdabanian marine mudstone in the Yuanshan Formation of China. It is the type species of Haikouichthys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Haikouichthys ercaicunensis Luo et al. p. 44

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classAgnathaCope 1889
genusHaikouichthysLuo et al. 1999
speciesercaicunensisLuo et al. 1999

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2009-12-09 04:53:28
Modified: 2009-12-09 06:56:08
Source: g = genus, subp = subphylum, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Whittington et al. 1997, Carroll 1988

Age range: Atdabanian or 520.00000 to 516.00000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Atdabanian520.0 - 516.0China (Yunnan) Haikouichthys ercaicunensis (type locality: 68083)